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Postby Tiompan » Tue May 18, 2010 9:22 am

Hello folks , and thanks Michelle for having me .As a newbie thought I should introduce myself and interests . I live in the old world ,UK , main interests are rock art (particularly non-representational i.e. cups ,rings ,meanders etc ) British and European Mesolithic-Neolithic transition ,archaeo-astronomy ,archaeogenetics ,cognitive archaeology ,monumentalisation ,archaeocosmology and prehistory in general .I can hear the groans concerning some of the interests ,true there is a lot of over the top speculation found among them .Every week there is a story of RA being "deciphered “ or a monument being aligned on a astronomical event ,or worse , dated due to a putative alignment .It is possible to have an interest in those areas without being too open minded that your brains fall out .My knowledge of New World archaeology is just above zero but am interested and hope to find out more .

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Re: newbie

Postby Johnny » Tue May 18, 2010 10:27 am

Welcome aboard, George. I'm pretty new myself, but I think you've joined a fine group of geeks. You can certainly learn a lot about new world archaeology here.
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Re: newbie

Postby Minimalist » Tue May 18, 2010 10:44 am

Hello there, George.

Always good when someone breaks through the blockade to register.
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Re: newbie

Postby Digit » Tue May 18, 2010 4:41 pm

Welcome George, nice to have some new blood and perhaps new ideas.

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